Celebrities React To Death of Rock N’ Roll Legend Little Richard

Published: Sunday 10th May 2020 by Sam

Little Richard‘s illustrious life came to an end this week, when the 87-year-old died after a short illness.

News of the Rock N’ Roll originator’s passing has caused for an outpouring of tributes from fans worldwide – a list that includes many celebrities, who acknowledge his oft-underrated status as the genesis of the genre…

Head inside to see what a multitude of notable names had to say about the ‘Tutti Frutti’ singer below…

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Love you Little Richard.

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The King of Rock and Roll! #LittleRichard ♥️🕊♥️

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RIP "Little Richard" Jimi Hendrix was a member of Little Richard's backing bands "Royal Company" and "Upsetters." In addition to touring, Hendrix recorded on the "I Don't Know What You've Got But It's Got Me" & "Dancing All Around The World" singles #LittleRichard #JimiHendrix

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He taught us not to be afraid. RIP #littlerichard 💔🕊

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The Originator. The innovator. The musician, performer who influenced generations of artists….has left. You were AWESOME #LittleRichard!!! Your talent will reverberate forever. Well done sir. Rest well ❤

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Little Richard is worshipped by anyone who loves rock and roll. He officiated Tom’s wedding to Dana York and having him there that day filled him and everyone in attendance with joy, awe and delight. He will be sorely missed by the music community. Love to his family at this difficult time.

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  1. Pat May 10, 2020

    The culture vultures better lay the king his due

    • Pat May 10, 2020


  2. Fancy BISH May 10, 2020

    ICON. The Architect of Rock N’ Roll. Punk Rock too! 💯 And a pioneer of being WHO YOU ARE and not giving a good got damn what others think about it! He made his own rules! At a time when it TRULY was taboo. He did everything before anybody else. And he did it VERY WELL. Point blank and PERIOD. Commas and exclamations! The Rock N’ Roll Hall Of Fame KNEW to put him in the FIRST class…they weren’t THAT damn stupid lol…come on to the now! Prayers to his family and friends 💯 😇 🙏🏽

    • Adina…+Adina…+Say+Adina May 10, 2020

      Beautifully said!

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